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Security Managers - 11-9199.07

O*NET-SOC Description

Direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees, facilities, and assets.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Corporate Physical Security Supervisor
  • Corporate Security Manager
  • Director Security Management
  • Director, Corporate Security
  • Manager, Security and Safety
  • Manager, Security Infrastructure and Enterprise Services
  • Manager, Security Services and Safety System Support
  • Security Director
  • Security Manager

SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-9000 Other Management Occupations
11-9190 Miscellaneous Managers
11-9199.00 Managers, All Other
11-9199.07 Security Managers

Related Occupations

No information available.


  • Analyze and evaluate security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement through auditing, review, or assessment.
  • Assess risks to mitigate potential consequences of incidents and develop a plan to respond to incidents.
  • Attend meetings, professional seminars, or conferences to keep abreast of changes in executive legislative directives or new technologies impacting security operations.
  • Collect and analyze security data to determine security needs, security program goals, or program accomplishments.
  • Communicate security status, updates, and actual or potential problems, using established protocols.
  • Conduct physical examinations of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations.
  • Conduct threat or vulnerability analyses to determine probable frequency, criticality, consequence, or severity of natural or man-made disasters or criminal activity on the organization's profitability or delivery of products or services.
  • Coordinate security operations or activities with public law enforcement, fire and other agencies.
  • Create or implement security standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Develop budgets for security operations.
  • Develop or manage integrated security controls to ensure confidentiality, accountability, recoverability, or audit ability of sensitive information, proprietary information, or information technology resources.
  • Develop or manage investigation programs, including collection and preservation of video and notes of surveillance processes or investigative interviews.
  • Develop, arrange for, perform, or assess executive protection activities to reduce security risks.
  • Develop, conduct, support, or assist in governmental reviews, internal corporate evaluations, or assessments of the overall effectiveness of facility and personnel security processes.
  • Develop, implement, manage, or evaluate policies and methods to protect personnel against harassment, threats, or violence.
  • Develop, recommend, or manage security procedures for operations or processes, such as security call centers, system acquisition, development, and maintenance, access control, program models, or reporting tools.
  • Direct or participate in emergency management and contingency planning.
  • Identify, investigate, or resolve security breaches.
  • Monitor and ensure a sound, ethical environment.
  • Monitor security policies, programs or procedures to ensure compliance with internal security policies, licensing requirements, or applicable government security requirements, policies, and directives.
  • Plan security for special and high-risk events.
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate security activities to safeguard company assets, employees, guests, or others on company property.
  • Prepare reports or make presentations on internal investigations, losses, or violations of regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Purchase security-related supplies, equipment, or technology.
  • Respond to medical emergencies, bomb threats, fire alarms, or intrusion alarms, following emergency response procedures.
  • Review financial reports to ensure efficiency and quality of security operations.
  • Supervise or provide leadership to subordinate security professionals, performing activities, such as hiring, background investigation, training, assigning work, evaluating performance, or disciplining.
  • Support efforts to reduce substance abuse or other illegal activities in the workplace.
  • Train subordinate security professionals or other organization members in security rules and procedures.
  • Write or review security-related documents, such as incident reports, proposals, and tactical or strategic initiatives.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities.
  • Analyze financial records to improve efficiency.
  • Analyze risks to minimize losses or damages.
  • Communicate organizational policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with government agencies.
  • Compile operational data.
  • Conduct employee training programs.
  • Develop emergency response plans or procedures.
  • Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures.
  • Develop organizational methods or procedures.
  • Develop organizational policies or programs.
  • Develop procedures to evaluate organizational activities.
  • Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.
  • Direct organizational operations, projects, or services.
  • Evaluate employee performance.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Maintain knowledge of current developments in area of expertise.
  • Manage human resources activities.
  • Manage organizational security activities.
  • Monitor facilities or operational systems.
  • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
  • Prepare operational budgets.
  • Prepare reports related to compliance matters.
  • Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Train employees on environmental awareness, conservation, or safety topics.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Anti-tank Missileman (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Area Intelligence Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Command Post (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Command Post Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Command Post Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Command Post Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Command Post Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Command Post Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Correctional Specialist (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Counter-Intelligence Technician (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Critical Skills Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Fire Support Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Intelligence Analyst (Army - Enlisted)
  • Internment/Resettlement Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Law Enforcement and Security Officer, Afloat (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Law Enforcement and Security Officer, Shore Activity (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Law Enforcement and Security Officer, Staff (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • LDO - Ordnance, Submarine (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Operations Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Unit Leader (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Light Armored Reconnaissance Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Low Altitude Air Defense (LAAD) Gunner (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Master-At-Arms (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Military Police (Army - Enlisted)
  • Ordnance Vehicle Maintenance Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pararescue Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Reconnaissance Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Apprentice, Combat Arms (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Apprentice, Military Working Dog Handler (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Helper, Combat Arms (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Helper, Military Working Dog Handler (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Journeyman, Combat Arms (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Journeyman, Military Working Dog Handler (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Security Forces Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Special Forces Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Security Officer
  • Superintendent, Plant Protection